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Family Sues Mortuary After Man Cremated By Mistake

A lawsuit has been filed by the family of a man who was cremated by mistake and whose casket contained another person – something relatives say they discovered when they opened the casket during the funeral.


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Family Discovers Wrong Body In Casket As Father Was Mistakenly Cremated

Two deceased persons were mixed up after both died at an area hospice, resulting in one family discovering the wrong body in a casket when they went for one last look at their departed loved one.

CBS Seattle–10/23/2013